03 Mar '11, 6am

[CNA] KTM relocation under way

[CNA] KTM relocation under way

SINGAPORE: Work is under way to implement the Points of Agreement (POA) which will see the Malaysian railway (KTM) station in Tanjong Pagar move to Woodlands Train Checkpoint by July 1, 2011. Minister for Foreign Affairs George Yeo said this in Parliament, during his ministry's Committee of Supply debate. Mr Yeo said a schedule of implementation has been drawn up, adding that work on some aspects of the implementation has also started. The deal struck by the Prime Ministers of Singapore and Malaysia in September last year was described as a "breakthrough" in bilateral relations. The two leaders agreed on the implementation of the POA which had been "outstanding for almost 20 years". Mr Yeo said the July 1 deadline for the KTM railway station to move from Tanjong Pager to Woodlands is a "firm deadline." Already, he said work on some aspects of the implementation has started...

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